DXC Technology has established its New Orleans Digital Transformation Center on the 14th floor of the former Freeport McMoRan Building and plans to employ up to 300 annually for six years, The Times-Picayune reported Wednesday.
Terrell Boynton, DXC’s director and general manager for the New Orleans Digital Transformation Center, told attendees of the opening ceremony that the facility will support the delivery of digital services such as warehouse automation and the development of technology for oil well data analysis.
Boynton noted that the company intends to hire business and test analysts, product managers and developers, DevOps personnel and scrum masters in the next months, The Times-Picayune said.
The company aims to expand its office to occupy up to 10 floors of the building and will also hire software engineers in its six-year recruitment, the publication stated.
New Orleans and DXC Technology have partnered under a $120 million deal that includes $6.5 million in incentives for the company and $25 million in fund grants for the creation of a software development curriculum and resources for colleges and universities in Louisiana, the publication detailed.